I have an innovative and refreshing approach to advertising design. My aim is to produce advertising that motivates and inspires your customers to invest in your products or services.
Imore...I have an innovative and refreshing approach to advertising design. My aim is to produce advertising that motivates and inspires your customers to invest in your products or services.
I combine over 25 years of experience, both in the UK and USA to create advertising strategies with expert marketing and innovative creative designs. I produce fresh, custom-tailored artwork for either print or web.
Why pay inflated agency prices, when you can have agency quality at freelance prices.
Area Covered: All areas covered from UK to USA
Company Name: Mark Murphy Design & Print
Work Experience Summary: CREATIVE
Creating campaigns from scratch or from a client’s brief. Creating designs for company profiles, leaflets, catalogues, brochures, bill boards, internet sites, exhibition stands, etc. I have also been briefly involved in designing and producing T.V. commercial story boards in Las Vegas.
Producing artwork of the highest standard either by hand or computer. Producing mock up’s or finished artwork. By hand - I was taught originally in the old school of cut & paste using typesetting, lettraset and darkroom cameras. I have a steady hand and an eye for detail. By computer - This has become my main medium for producing visuals or artwork. I have gained excellent computer skills in using various hardware and software packages.
From briefing the client on the various printing methods available to gathering print quotes, arranging budgets and meeting print deadlines. Dealing with printers and ensuring the quality of print is to the highest standards from single to full colour. I have often been involved in passing print on press to ensure the highest quality.
From studding photography at art college I have always had a keen interest in photography. I have set up an in-house photographic studio where all photography for a 72 page full colour catalogue was taken. Also I have taken site and exhibition photographs, arranged sets and directed photo shoots. I now use digital cameras and have the skills necessary to take, download and edit photographs.
From design, to purchase, to build up, and break down, in such halls as the N.E.C., Wembley and Alexandra Palace.
The design and production of internet sites in either html or flash. Also e-commerce sites using Actinic Catalogue Software or PayPal. The purchasing of Domain Names.
Both in England and America I have been responsible for design teams and their work loads in all areas of design. I have been in full control of the day-to-day running of the studio and in ensuring it reaches all deadlines and does so within budget. The purchasing of equipment from art supplies to computer hardware and software have been a large part of my responsibilities in recent times.
Education Summary: Advanced YHCFE Certificate in Advertising Design from Batley Art College